Mentors: CHRC Mentors are caring, responsible individual who serves as a trusted friend and guide to our clients. Social Work Interns and Mentors meet with clients individually to discuss assistance or referrals to other resources. Please schedule your appointment today to meet with a mentor by calling 210-732-3776.

Food Pantry & Clothing Closet: CHRC offers a “choice” food pantry. Clients can choose from a variety of bread, meat, produce, and canned or boxed items. Clients can also shop in our free clothing closet and can select clothing items for their family. Services from our pantry and closet are given once every 30 days. Must be engaged with a mentor to access food and clothing. Please schedule your appointment today!

Parenting Classes

iParent SA Program provided by The Children’s Shelter: IParent SA works with all parents in Bexar County needing parenting support and resources. Parents will work with a highly trained Parent Educator who will help them identify strengths, develop goals and build self-sufficiency.
-Spanish Classes -Tuesday at 12:00pm
-English Classes Wednesday at 12pm in class 103
For more information call Maria Vasquez at 210-212-2594. Walk-ins Welcome.

Baptist Child & Family Services: This 9 week parenting program is geared for parents of children ages 0-17 years old. Meets CPS requirements for Parenting courses Please call for new class schedule and to register: 210-678-2008. Child care provided.

Nurturing Parenting Classes: A 10 week program designed for fathers and mothers facing emotional, social, financial, and interpersonal barriers to participate in their child’s life. Class targets all families at risk for abuse and neglect with children Birth to 18 years of age.  Program is provided by Methodist Healthcare Ministries. Participation letter available for mandated cases. Free meal included and transportation assistance if needed. To register, please call: 210-223-9358.

Support Groups

AA Meetings: Classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30pm – 6:30pm  in Room 103 A. Ongoing open Meeting of the 12-step program of recovery.

Fait-Based 12 Step Recovery Program- Wednesdays from 7:00pm — 8:30pm Room 103 A. Ongoing open meeting of the 12-Step program of recovery through Bible Based Teaching.

Enrichment Classes

Craft Class: Saturdays from 11 am — 12 pm Portable 105. Embrace your creativity with CHRC. With our exciting Craft Class there is always something new to learn and do! Have fun and be creative!

Crochet Classes: Monday and Wednesday 9 am – 11 am Portable 105. You will learn basic crochet, stitches and basic pattern reading.

English 101 Class: Classes are on Tuesdays and Fridays at 1:00 pm in Room 103 A. Classes are available to individuals at all levels who would like to improve their English language skills in reading, listening and speaking. Venga aprender Inges.

Kids Club: Saturday at 10 am – 11 in Portable 103 A. Youth ages 6-12 years will learn how to develop a positive self-esteem, challenge their minds, and build strong and healthy relationships with others.

Bible Tool Box — Thursadays from 5:30pm — 7:00pm in room 103. A class for understanding the bible.

Financial Services and Career Development

Job Readiness Classes: Resume Writing, Interview skills, and online job searches.  Please register with your Mentor at the time of your appointment or contact Vilma Pinto at 210-732-3776 or

Financial Classes:
-English: “Dave Ramsey” – Tuesdays 3:00pm — 4:30pm and 5:30pm –7:00pm in  
portable 103 B
-Spanish: “Andres Gutierrez”  Fridays 2:30pm — 3:30 pm in room 103 B
Financial Peace University (FPU) is a 1.5 hour class that teaches you God’s ways of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small group activities, you will learn how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more!  

Mandatory Financial Classes


A 1-hour class to introduce the basics of saving and budgeting your money.

Mandatory English Financial Classes:

Saturday, February 6 — 12:15pm – 1:15pm

Mandatory Spanish Financial Classes:

Saturday, February 13 — 12:15pm – 1:15pm

Volunteer Opportunities

Coffee Social Last Saturday of Month 9:30am – 11:00am: This coffee social is for any new volunteers or facilitates. We provide a short training and update you on any new procedures and programs. Coffee and pastries are provided. Please check schedule for any changes.

Community Service Opportunities: Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm. Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm – Special accommodations can be made outside of those hours.   Do you have court hours due for an offense? Do you need service hours for school related projects? Do you need volunteer hours to graduate high school? Are you part of a group wanting to do a service project? We can help!  Please contact Vilma Pinto regarding arrangement at 210.732.3776 or email at

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program: For Seniors ages 55+ who help in any capacity through volunteering. To register call Vilma Pinto at 210-732-3776  or email at


Church Services

Saturday Morning Worship:  From 10:00 am – 11:00 am with Pastor Bob Escamilla. Come nourish your souls with God’s Truth and share some time of fellowship. Services are Bi-lingual and open to all.  Childcare is provided.

Oak Hills Westside Fellowship Bible Studies:  Wednesdays 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm . Open to everyone.

Oak Hills Westside Fellowship Worship: 10:00 am and 12:00 pm services with Pastor Miguel Feria. Come fellowship and enjoy the word of God with a little humor, you will leave refreshed.  Services are Bi-lingual.

Single Adults Living Truth “SALT”: Classes  are on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm. Singles Adults of all ages, will encourage, enlighten and empower one another to grow and develop to a state of wholeness, completion and well-being in God while fully living an engaging, exciting, effective, and meaningful Spirit-filled life.




Staff Training — March 10

Good Friday/Easter — March 25-26

Staff Training — May 26

Memorial Day — May 28-30

Independence Day — July 4

Staff Training — August 6-7

Labor Day — September 3-5

Columbus Day — October 10

Staff Training — November 10

Thanksgiving Holiday — November 24-26

Christmas/ New Year Holiday — December 24 – January 1